According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 8,200 people died in 2013 from heroin overdoses. Naloxone is a drug that – when administered early in an overdose situation – can reverse the affects and save a life. Read more to learn how first responders can implement a naloxone program.
Detroit VRN Crime Analyst Placement ProgramDetroit, MI, a Violence Reduction Network site, has one of the highest violent crime rates in the U.S. Read how Michigan State University leveraged researcher expertise through a crime analyst placement program to improve the public safety mission.
Information and ResourcesGive recognition to federal, state, and local law enforcement officers engaging in acts of bravery in the line of duty. Nominate an outstanding law enforcement officer for the Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery. Click below to learn more.
Information and ResourcesBJA has released new solicitations due in 2017. These funding opportunities cover topics including the Smart Policing Initiative and the Byrne Criminal Justice Program. This page is updated regularly. Click below to learn more.
BJA Smart Suite Summit SpotlightClick below to learn more about how justice practitioners and researchers are using data and technology to enhance public safety.
Information and ResourcesRegister for an informational webinar on BJA’s National Anti-Human Trafficking TTA for Law Enforcement Task Forces Program Solicitation on January 17. Applications are due on March 9. Click below to learn more.
Who We AreThe Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) is a training and technical assistance (TTA) resource to help state, local, and tribal justice agencies achieve safer communities.
What We DoBJA NTTAC works to improve the criminal justice system by providing rapid, expert, coordinated, and data-driven TTA to support practitioners in reducing crime, recidivism, and unnecessary confinement.
How We Can HelpBJA and BJA NTTAC can provide your agency FREE TTA to address your community’s justice-related challenges. We support a wide variety of services – from onsite and distance learning training to assistance in implementing evidence-based programs – to address the unique needs of your community.
“The Durham Police Department wanted to express our gratitude to the team at the Bureau of Justice Assistance National Training and Technical Assistance Center, who provided assistance through their associates, the Virginia Center for Police Innovation, in creating a solid foundation for our award winning “Good Neighbor Program.” The insight and guidance catapulted the program from good to excellent and the entire Durham community is better for their efforts!”Dave KurzChief of PoliceDurham (NH) Police Department
“BJA NTTAC's assistance allowed my department to have a starting point in a major re-tooling of our crime analysis program. We have no one with real experience in this area, but we knew that we needed to make changes to improve. Through BJA NTTAC, we were able to make informed decisions as we move forward.”Matt LethinDetective SergeantSan Mateo (CA) Police Department
Law Enforcement Naloxone Toolkit
National Body-Worn Camera Toolkit
Body-worn cameras can help citizens and police be more accountable for their actions. But how much does it cost? What interactions should police record? Where should departments store data and for how long? Check out BJA’s web-based toolkit for those interested in planning and implementing a body-worn camera program to strengthen community trust and confidence in the justice system.